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Inside Improvisation: The Science Behind Theatrical Improvisation and How To Get Better

Inside Improvisation: The Science Behind Theatrical Improvisation and How To Get Better

by Richard Bennett
Inside Improvisation: The Science Behind Theatrical Improvisation and How To Get Better

Inside Improvisation: The Science Behind Theatrical Improvisation and How To Get Better

by Richard Bennett

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Overview

Inside Improvisation explains how improv comedy works in the brain, allowing us to understand improv better and become much better at it. Inside Improvisation also explains the theoretical and practical differences between Chicago method long form improv and Harold, and Keith Johnstone's impro and Theatresports, along with a new history of improv.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780648369820
Publisher: Aggmedia Pty Ltd
Publication date: 12/23/2019
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Improv isn’t just improv

The modern era

The improvised mind

What is improvisation?

1600s to 1920s

Spontaneity science

1930s to 1940s

Approaching scenes

1950s to 1960s

Scene progression

1960s to 1970s

Theatre, acting and empathy

1970s

How scenes work

General topics

Becoming a better improvisor

Conclusions

Acknowledgements

Bibliography

Extended Table of Contents

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